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Noteworthy Photography

  • Burning Flags Press
    The website of Glen E. Friedman. Renowned for both his work with musicians like Fugazi, Minor Threat, Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys, Slayer (and many, many more) as well as his groundbreaking documentation of the burgeoning skateboard phenomenon in the late `70's, Glen has been privvy to (and has summarily captured on film) some of the coolest stuff ever. He's also an incredibly insightful and nice guy to boot.
  • SoHo Blues - Photography by Allan Tannenbaum
    Allan Tannenbaum is a local photographer who has been everywhere and shot everything, from members of Blondie hanging out at the Mudd Club through the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center on September 11th. You could spend hours on this site, and I have.
  • Robert Otter Photographs
    Amazing vintage photographs of New York City, specifically my own neighborhood, Greenwich Village.
  • oboylephoto
    Just some intensely cool photographs of abandoned places.
  • Rikki Ercoli's Legends of Punk
    Much like Glen E. Friedman (see above), Rikki Ercoli has managed to catch some amazing bands in their manic element.
  • Lost & Found Film
    A fascinating website devoted to undeveloped film found in vintage camers. A curious mixture of interesting and spooky.
  • Pinhole Photography by Veronica Saddler
    NYC landmarks shot through a pinhole lens. Neat-o.
  • Eugene Merinov
    Compelling shots of Punk, Post-Punk and New Wave band performing live in various long-lost venues in a pre-sanitized New York City. Great stuff!
  • Edward Colver

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July 25, 2012

Comments

mark coleman

brick wall in the gallery photo triggered vague memories of the central park south area. then i remembered taking my son ice skating and voila! concerts at wollman were way before my time, sadly. must've stopped in the 70s? clips of that crimson show are dynamite.

BabyDave

Rheingold was the original sponsor, then Schaefer until 1977, then Dr. Pepper. The venue moved in the very late 1970's or early 80's to a pier on the Hudson River, just south of the Intrepid. Don't know when the shows ended.
(Ticket prices were great. I bet King Crimson tickets were $3 or less.)

Mark Coleman

wondered if there was a connection to the Pier concerts. I saw the Clash, Elvis C and more there. Pier shows ended 85/86 iirc

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